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Ground Breaks at Eagle Village

BY JUSTIN TONEY Guests and members of the University of Mary Washington gathered in the parking lot of the former Roses convenience store Saturday to witness the groundbreaking of the Eagle Village complex. Speakers at the ceremony repeatedly emphasized the benefits that Eagle Village will bring for both the University and the city of Fredericksburg. […]

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Farmer in Film

By Justin Toney Stand by the bust in front of Trinkle Hall and listen to the students walking by. If any take notice of the statue, it is likely they only the familiar bronze eye-patch and thoughtful gesture. “Who’s James Farmer?” asked one UMW Junior. Indicating the statue, he adds, “My friends all call him […]

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Protest Extends Library Hours

By JUSTIN TONEY At midnight on Monday, December 7, in the first freezing minutes of last semester’s exam week, the library would not empty, and an irregular process began to change UMW policy. In the yellow half-glow of the closed third floor, 17 students quietly and obstinately sat at the study desks. Some ate potato […]

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Police Beat: Summer Highlights

By Justin Toney May 6- at 4 p.m., Director of Belmont Estates Gary Melcher reported that keys including the key to Belmont were taken from a broken-into vehicle at Aquia Park in Stafford County. The keys were not recovered. May 8- at 6:00 p.m., “Smoke,” “Penalty” and “Psycho” tagged property in the Sunken road parking […]

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Ex-Prof Dies While Under Investigation

By Justin Toney Eight days after Sibby Emory died in questionable circumstances, her husband of 50 years also passed away in their Fredericksburg home. Police found the former UMW geography professor, Samuel T. Emory Jr. of local restaurant fame, dead on arrival. His son and next-door neighbor, Samuel T. Emory III, said that police had […]

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Hample Steps Into New Role

By Justin Toney At a faculty meeting earlier this week, Dr. Judy Hample said that her term as new Mary Washington president was off to a slow start. She said that continuing budget work as chancellor for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education kept her busy until her last contracted day, disabling her from […]

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Vandals Soil Elevators

By Justin Toney Vandalism is not a new thing to the Mary Washington campus, but the recent string of defecations in public space may surprise students and staff. Since the Friday of finals week last year, police and housekeeping staff from the University have found human feces, urine, and other forms of vandalism in both […]

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Police Beat

By Justin Toney and Katy Burnell Nov. 29- At 10:30 p.m., a female resident of Alvey Hall told police that 20-year-old Travis Allen Davis, of Locust Grove Va. had used foul language and made physical threats towards her over the phone. Officers helped the 18-year-old freshman obtain a warrant against Davis on Friday at 1:40 […]

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